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Arafura Shrike-thrush [incl. wuroi]

Colluricincla megarhyncha [incl. wuroi] (= Colluricincla megarhyncha) (Quoy, JRC; Gaimard, JP 1832)

The Arafura shrikethrush is a species of bird in the family Pachycephalidae. Source: Wikipedia

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  Colluricincla megarhyncha

Original description

  (Quoy, JRC; Gaimard, JP 1832)

   Voy. Astrolabe [Dumont D'Urville], Zool. 1 p.172 AtlasOis. pl.3 fig.1

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  Muscicapa megarhyncha


Avibase identifiers

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Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559386

Geographic range:

  • Colluricincla megarhyncha megarhyncha: W New Guinea (Vogelkop to Onin Peninsula)
  • Colluricincla megarhyncha misoliensis: Misool I. (New Guinea)
  • Colluricincla megarhyncha ferruginea: Head of Geelvink Bay (nw New Guinea)
  • Colluricincla megarhyncha batantae: Batanta I. (New Guinea)
  • Colluricincla megarhyncha aruensis: Aru Islands (New Guinea)
  • Colluricincla megarhyncha palmeri: S New Guinea (Trans-Fly lowlands)
  • Colluricincla megarhyncha parvula: NW Australia (Kimberley, Western Australia to Arnhem Land)
  • Colluricincla rufogaster wuroi: S New Guinea (Oriomo River to Morehead River)
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Arafura Shrike-thrush [incl. wuroi]
Siffleur châtain [incl. wuroi]

Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Arafura Shrike-thrush [incl. wuroi] ( Colluricincla megarhyncha [incl. wuroi])
Clements, version 2021:
Arafura Shrikethrush ( Colluricincla megarhyncha) [version 7]
Clements, version 2022:
Arafura Shrikethrush ( Colluricincla megarhyncha) [version 7]
eBird version 2021:
Arafura Shrikethrush ( Colluricincla megarhyncha) [version 7]
eBird version 2022:
Arafura Shrikethrush ( Colluricincla megarhyncha) [version 7]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Colluricincla [megarhyncha, fortis, rufogaster, affinis, obscura, discolor]

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German: Walddickkopf
English: Arafura Shrikethrush, Arafura Shrike-thrush [incl. wuroi]
English, HBW: Little Shrike-thrush (Arafura)
English (IOC): Arafura Shrikethrush
English (United States): Arafura Shrikethrush
Spanish: Picanzo de Arafura
Spanish (Spain): Picanzo de Arafura
French: Siffleur châtain, Siffleur châtain (megarhyncha), Siffleur châtain [incl. wuroi]
Scientific: Colluricincla megarhyncha, Colluricincla megarhyncha [incl. wuroi]
Norwegian: løvplystrer (megarhyncha gr.)
Portuguese (Portugal): picanço-de-arafura
Russian: Светлоклювый питуи
Slovak: gudilang lesný
Swedish: arafuratörntrast
Turkish: Arafura Islıkçıardıcı

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